student still missing after seven months
It has been seven months since Appalachian State University
student Virginia Lynne Wood, 19, was reported missing.
State releases annual crime report
Increases appeared in several categories, although the number
sex offenses decreased by more than half.
for a Home
Council of Governments hopes to buy a building within two
dropout rate remains lower than statewide
The N.C. General Assembly is tackling an issue that local
systems have been finding slippery for yearsreducing
the school dropout rate.
preganancy remains low locally
The latest statistics show that the number of North Carolina
ages 15-19 who were pregnant in 2006 has risen slightly
Peacock: ASU campus at Hickory wont take root for
pushes water restrictions
Water shortages have forced several local towns to go to
water restrictions as the state mulls over broader regulatory
measures in the wake of prolonged drought.
of state-crossing trail finished in High Country
The Mountains-to-Sea Trail inched forward Saturday as another
local stretch was dedicated Saturday.
burn ban ignites again
A statewide burning ban is back in effect due to continued
dry conditions and water shortages.
offers farming assistance
Farmers who are overcoming problems from the extended drought
may be eligible for help through a local agricultural cooperative.
Aycock vs. Wilcox: Nov. 6 runoff will decide the makeup
of Boone Town Council